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15-Jan-2020 to 15:10

Lawyers demand independent probe into Malawi poll bribery scandal

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — The Commonwealth Lawyers Association has called upon for an independent inquiry into allegations that some individuals attempted to bribe Constitutional Court judges presiding over an opposition challenge of the outcome of last year’s Malawi presidential elections.

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14-Jan-2020 to 07:27

Botswana: IEC to block opposition request to inspect election material

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has filed notice of intention to contest a High Court order allowing the opposition Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) to inspect election material as part of the ongoing challenge of last year’s polls.

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13-Jan-2020 to 11:59

Bribery scandal rocks Malawi presidential poll challenge

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — A bribery scandal has rocked Malawi’s eagerly-awaited presidential election challenge amid allegations that unnamed individuals tried to influence the outcome of the court case, APA learnt here on Monday.

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08-Jan-2020 to 23:56

EU delays release of Malawi elections report

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — The European Union Election Observer Mission (EU-EOM) has reversed the plans to unveil its final report on Malawi's tripartite elections last year following protests by opposition parties, APA learns on Wednesday.

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07-Jan-2020 to 15:51

Botswana's top court to hear poll petition appeal on January 29

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana's Court of Appeal on Tuesday set January 29 as the date on which it will hear an appeal by the opposition Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) against a lower court verdict dismissing a challenge of the outcome of elections held in October 2019.

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07-Jan-2020 to 06:08

Botswana opposition appeals ruling on poll petitions

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana's opposition coalition, Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC), is appealing against a High Court judgment that dismissed petitions in which it was challenging the outcome of last year’s general elections.

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01-Jan-2020 to 12:42

Former PM Emballo wins G/Bissau run-off

APA-Bissau (Guinea Bissau) — Former prime minister Umaru Sissoco Emballo has been declared the winner of Guinea Bissau's presidential run-off election by the country's electoral commission on Wednesday.

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